"The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Ella Wheeler Wilcox on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Ella Wheeler Wilcox on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Ella Wheeler Wilcox on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Ella Wheeler Wilcox on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Ella Wheeler Wilcox on Dalai Lama
"So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs."
"You may choose your words like a connoisseur, And polish it up with art, But the word that sways, and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart."
"With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!"
"It has ever been since time began, and ever will be, till time lose breath, that love is a mood - no more - to man, and love to a woman is life or death."
"The man who radiates good cheer, who makes life happier wherever he meets it, is always a man of vision and faith."